Is kiteboarding or kitesurfing easier?
Most lessons will start you on kiteboarding with a twin tip board even if your ultimate goal is kitesurfing. This is because it is much easier to learn the kite basics on a twin tip board. Kitesurfing involves being able to control the surfboard and the kite at the same time.
Is there a difference between kitesurfing and kiteboarding?
As previously mentioned, kiteboarding is the dry version of kitesurfing, and has been around for as long, or perhaps even longer, then kitesurfing. Instead of using a kitesurfing board, kiteboarders use a skateboard with large wheels, this providing them with plenty of ground clearance to whizz across the beach on.
What is para surfing?
Para surfing is an adapted form of surfing that allows people with physical disabilities to ride ocean waves on a surfboard. In the last years, especially since surfing became an Olympic sport, the original designation of adaptive surfing morphed into para surfing.
Is kiteboarding losing popularity?
According to Google Trends, kiteboarding is declining in popularity.